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AGSI said Sgt Galvin, a married father of three, was known for his professionalism and obliging nature. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Reports three years ago that a Garda sergeant who took his own life could have been told a week earlier that a criminal inquiry into him had exonerate(...)

Gardaí are asking for more Armed Support Units (ASUs) to help police the estimated 208 crossings along the 500km Border. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Gardaí stationed near the Border are seeking the return of machine guns to individual stations ahead of a possible hard Brexit. They are also asking (...)

Cathal Goan will discuss whether the 16th century song Róisín Dubh represented the story of Ireland or  of a Franciscan struck by a woman’s beauty. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Former RTÉ director general Cathal Goan will be the keynote speaker at the annual Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Summer School in Co Donegal next month. Mr Goan,(...)

Donegal schoolgirl Mary Boyle who disappeared without trace in March 1977. File photograph: EMG Photos

Detectives have launched a renewed bid to solve the Republic’s longest-running missing person case. It has been 41 years since the disappearance of s(...)

Mary Boyle was last seen alive in the afternoon of March 18th, 1977.

A cousin of missing Co Donegal girl Mary Boyle, who was last seen almost 41 years ago, has called for inquest into her death which he says could help (...)

A commemorative plaque is to be unveiled in Cork to mark the 70th birthday of Rory Gallagher, the late Irish rock and blues guitarist. Photo by Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

A commemorative plaque is to be unveiled in Cork to mark the 70th birthday of Rory Gallagher, the late Irish rock and blues guitarist. The plaque wi(...)

 Mark O’Donovan  and Shane O’Driscoll: will be medal contenders at the World Rowing Championships  in Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida.  Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

The Irish boats left on Thursday for the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida. The Ireland team sets forth in just 10 days (A(...)

Specialist Garda units take part in a simulated anti-terror operation at the Docklands railway station in central Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Garda is ready to meet international and domestic terrorists with a strengthened armed response, Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has said. R(...)

Members of the Garda Armed Support Unit prepare to enter the train station during simulated terrorist attack at Spencer Dock, Dublin. Photograph: Collins

The Islamic State terrorist who took part in last month’s London terror attack and was found to have lived in Ireland had not been in the Republic for(...)

Dublin & Wicklow Orange Lodge: Chris Thackaberry. Photograph: Bryan Meade

The Orange Order was once embraced in some southern counties, as is amply illustrated by a folk tale about two men from the Co Cavan village of Killes(...)

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